Our consultants employ proven approaches to creating sound strategy, strengthening governance, developing leadership and merging associations. MARCIA POELL HOLSTON, CAE

Since 1990, we’ve worked with over 1,000 organizations in a broad array of areas, many of which are leaders and trendsetters in their respective industries or professions. Our clients frequently return to us for further association development, which indicates their high degree of satisfaction with our services.

To see our list of clients in your profession or field, click on the appropriate category below:


American Institute of CPAs
International Association of Hospitality Accountants
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
National Society of Accountants
National Conference of CPA Practitioners
Indiana CPA Society
Maryland Association of CPAs
South Carolina Association of CPAs
North Carolina Association of CPAs
Utah Association of CPAs
Kentucky Society of CPAs
West Virginia Society of CPAs
Tennessee Society of CPAs
Alabama Society of CPAs
Oregon Society of CPAs
Ohio Society of CPAs
Massachusetts Society of CPAs
Rhode Island Society of CPAs
Georgia Society of CPAs
Arizona Society of CPAs
Texas Society of CPA’s
Connecticut Society of CPAs
Michigan Association of CPAs
Wisconsin Institute of CPAs
Florida Board of Accountancy
Florida Institute of CPAs
Illinois CPA Society
Society of Louisiana of CPAs
New Hampshire Society of CPAs
AGN International
CPA Society Executives Association

National Corn Growers Association
National Pork Producers Council
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
American Angus Association
Beefmaster Breeders Universal
Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board
Kansas Pork Producers Council
Illinois Corn Marketing Board/Illinois Corn Growers Association
South Dakota Corn Utilization Council/South Dakota Corn Marketing Board
Oregon Association of Nurseries
Texas and Southwest Cattle Association
Kansas Livestock Association Ranchland Trust

Apartment Industry
National Apartment Association
Florida Apartment Association
Atlanta Apartment Association
Texas Apartment Association
Houston Apartment Association
Institute of Real Estate Management/Dallas Chapter
Lubbock Apartment Association

Association Executives
Association Forum of Chicagoland
American Society of Association Executives
ASAE Foundation
Florida Society of Association Executives
Texas Society of Association Executives
Tennessee Society of Association Executives
Ohio Society of Association Executives
Sacramento Society of Association Executives
Association Executives of North Carolina
Kansas City Society of Association Executives
Georgia Society of Association Executives
Kansas Society of Association Executives
Kentucky Society of Association Executives
Michigan Society of Association Executives
Washington Society of Association Executives
Georgia Society of Association Executives Foundation
St. Louis Society of Association Executives
Tallahassee Society of Association Executives
Oregon Society of Association Management
National Council of State Pharmacy Association Executives
NAM Council of Manufacturing Associations
National Association of Trial Lawyers Executives
National Association of Bar Executives
CPA Society Executives Association
American Association of Medical Society Executives
Council for Engineering and Scientific Society Executives
Automotive Trade Association Executives

National Automobile Dealers Association
Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association
Montana Automobile Dealers Association
Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association
South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association
Orange County Automobile Dealers Association
California Motor Car Dealers Association
Detroit Automobile Dealers Association
New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association
Greater Philadelphia Automobile Dealers Association
Houston Automobile Dealers Association
New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers
Missouri Automobile Dealers Association
Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association
Automotive Trade Association Executives
National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association
Automotive Oil Change Association
National Automotive Radiator Services Association
Engine Rebuilders Association

Chambers of Commerce
Nashville Chamber of Commerce
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Associated General Contractors of America
Masonry Industry Council
National Roofing Contractors Association
Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry
Portland Cement Association
Finishing Contractors Association
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association
North American Concrete Alliance
American Concrete Paving Association
American Concrete Pipe Association
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
National Concrete Masonry Association
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)
Louisiana AGC
Master Builders of Iowa
Carolinas AGC
AGC of St. Louis
AGC of Missouri
AGC, Greater Detroit, Inc.
AGC of Iowa
AGC – New York Chapter
Houston AGC
AGC – Michigan Chapter
Fox Valley General Contractors Association
Indiana Construction Association
AGC of Connecticut
The San Antonio Chapter of AGC
AGC of Illinois
AGC Massachusetts
Builders’ Association (of Greater Chicago)
AGC of Kentucky
AGC of Kansas
Central Illinois Builders
AGC of Virginia
AGC – San Diego Chapter
QUOIN (AGC Dallas Chapter)
General Building Contractors Association – Philadelphia
General Building Contractors of New York State
Home Builders Association of Greater St. Louis
Michigan Road Builders Association
Builders’ Association of Missouri
Michigan Lumber and Building Materials Association
National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association
Building Systems Institute
American Traffic Safety Services Association
Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City
Associated Builders and Contractors - Heart of America Chapter
Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado
Oregon Landscape Contractors Association
Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati
Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City
Florida Building Material Association

American Dental Association
American Association of Orthodontists
American Association of Endodontists
Illinois State Dental Society
Tennessee Dental Association
American Academy of Orofacial Pain

Design Professionals
American Society of Interior Designers
American Institute of Architects - Kansas City Chapter
American Institute of Floral Designers

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association
National Association of Hose and Accessories Distributors
Metals Service Center Institute
Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America
Industrial Distributors Association
Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers
National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors
North American Equipment Dealers Association
National Building Material Distributors Association
Electrical Apparatus Service Association
American Supply Association
Lawn & Garden Marketing & Distributors Association
Fluid Power Distributors Association
National Association of Container Distributors
Power Transmission Representatives Association
Independent Sealing Distributors
National Association of Service Merchandising
National Electronic Distributors Association
Independent Medical Distributors Association
Water and Sewer Distributors of America
Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers Association
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
Oklahoma Malt Beverage Association
Woodworking Machinery Industry Association
Pet Industry Distributors Association
World Wide Pet Supply Association
Association of High Technology Distributors
Document Management Industries Association
National School Supply and Equipment Association
American Wholesale Marketers Association
Yacht Brokers Association of America
International Warehouse Logistics Association

National Education Association
National Middle School Association
Florida Institute for Art Education
National Association of College Stores
Illinois Community College Trustees Association
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Electric Power Supply Association
National Propane Gas Association
Tennessee Oil Marketers Association
Iowa Blue Flame Gas Association
Northwest Public Power Association

Eye Care
American Optometric Association
World Council of Optometry
National Board of Examiners in Optometry
Opticians Association of America
Contact Lens Society of America
Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry
Pennsylvania Optometric Association
California Optometric Association
Oregon Optometric Physicians Association
Florida Society of Ophthalmology
Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology

Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate
Independent Bankers of Minnesota
Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida
Georgia Association of Mortgage Bankers
Community Bankers of Florida
Financial Managers Society
Real Estate Finance Association (Connecticut)
Tenant-in-Common Association
Federation of Exchange Accommodators

Funeral Directors
National Funeral Directors Association
Texas Funeral Directors Association
New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association
Kansas Funeral Directors Association

National Rural Health Association
Illinois Hospital Association
Kansas Hospital Association
Ohio Hospital Association
Missouri Primary Health Care Association
Illinois Primary Health Care Association
North American Primary Care Research Group
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
Missouri Pharmaceutical Association
Virginia Pharmaceutical Association
Kansas Pharmacists Association
Oregon Society of Health-Care Pharmacists
Society of Healthcare and Epidemiology of America
Oregon Psychological Association
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
American Society for Apheresis
Kansas Public Health Association
Infectious Diseases Society of America
American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry
Healthcare Quality Educational Foundation
Oregon Association for Home Care
American Association for Medical Transcription
Florida Healthcare Association
International College of Applied Kinesiology
International Society for the Study of Multiple Personality & Dissociation
Iowa Group Medical Management Association

American Horse Council
American Quarter Horse Association
American Paint Horse Association
International Arabian Horse Association
National Cutting Horse Association
American Association of Equine Practitioners
AAEP Foundation
Association of Racing Commissioners International
University of Kentucky Equine Research Foundation

Kansas City Hotel/Motel Association
Hotel/Motel Association of Greater Dallas
Hotel and Motel Brokers of America
Oregon Lodging Association

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
National Society of Insurance Premium Auditors
Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Professional Liability Underwriting Society Foundation
Captive Insurance Companies Association
National Risk Retention Association
BCA – Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers’ Fund
AMS Users Group
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York
Independent Insurance Agents of Texas
Kansas Association of Insurance Agents
Kansas Insurance Education Foundation

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of Nevada
South Carolina Bar
State Bar of Michigan
Colorado Bar Association
Massachusetts State Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
The Florida Bar
Kansas Bar Foundation
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
National Association of Trial Lawyers Executives
National Association of Bar Executives

National Association of Manufacturers
American Forest and Paper Association
International Housewares Association
Forging Industry Association
Metal Treating Institute
North American Die Casting Association
IPC: Association Connecting Electronic Industries
Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
Precision Machined Products Association
Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America
Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association
Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association
Fire Equipment Manufacturers Association
Hardwood Manufacturers Association
Industrial Supply Association
Hearing Industries Association
Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association
Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Brick Industry Association
Trailer Manufacturers Association
Portland Cement Association
National Concrete Masonry Association
Hand Tools Institute
Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers Association
Paperboard Packaging Council
Pulp Chemicals Association
Compressed Air and Gas Institute
Fluid Controls Institute
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
National Precast Concrete Association
National Fluid Power Association
American Boat Builders Association
National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Candle Association
Resistance Welding Manufacturers Association
American Architectural Manufactures Association
Window and Door Manufacturers Association
Gypsum Association
American Brush Manufacturers Association
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
Association of Rotational Molders
National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers
American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, Inc.
National Coil Coating Association

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American College of Preventive Medicine
American Academy of Dermatology
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Osteopathic Association
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Ohio State Medical Association
State Medical Society of Wisconsin
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Michigan Academy of Family Physicians
Washington Academy of Family Physicians
St. Louis Metro Medical Society

Meetings, Conventions, Trade Shows and Tourism
International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
International Association of Conference Centers
Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau
Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Kansas City
Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau
Western Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau
Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau
Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau
Professional Convention Management Association
Association of Conference and Events Directors International
Health Care Convention and Exhibitors Association
National Association of Consumer Shows
Graphics Arts Show Company
International Woodworking Fair

Country Music Association
Gospel Music Association
Society for Barbershop Harmony

American Nurses Association
American Organization of Nurse Executives
Pennsylvania Nurses Association
Respiratory Nursing Society
Illinois Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Ohio Nurses Association
American Board of Post Anesthesia Nursing Certification
Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL, the trade association for excellence in graphic communications management)
NPES: The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies
Graphic Arts Educational and Research Foundation
Document Management Industries Association

Real Estate
National Association of REALTORS
Houston Association of REALTORS
Illinois Association of REALTORS
Kansas Association of REALTORS
Lexington Board of REALTORS
Real Estate Finance Association (Connecticut)
Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate
National Association of Home Inspectors

International Institute of Connector and Interconnector Technology
International DB2 Users Group
Information Systems Security Association
Business Technology Association
AMS Users Group

American Trucking Association
American Bus Association
National Association of Truck Stop Operators
Texas Motor Transportation Association
United Bus Owners Association
Association for Commuter Transportation
International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

Veterinary Medicine
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Animal Hospital Association
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
American Association of Equine Practitioners
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
American Association of Feline Practitioners
National Association of Veterinary Technicians
Society for Theriogenology
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association
North American Veterinary Technicians Association
Oregon Veterinary Medical Association
Kansas Veterinary Medicine Association
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association
Illinois Veterinary Medical Association
Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association
New York State Veterinary Medical Society
Western Veterinary Conference
Veterinary Study Groups, Inc.
Nine States Veterinary Conference

International Franchise Association
International Television Association
International Publishing Management Association
International Facility Management Association
International Association of Business Communicators
International Association of Administrative Professionals
Association of Outplacement Consulting Firms
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Processed Apples Institute
Society of American Archivists
Fluid Controls Institute
The Human Resource Systems Professionals
School and Home Office Products Association
National Association of Conservation Districts
James Beard Foundation
Investment Recovery Association
National Association for Senior Living Industries
Cooling Tower Institute
The Council for Identity Management
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association
American Contract Bridge League
National Jewish Democratic Council
National Auctioneers Association
U. S. Marine Safety Association
National Vehicle Leasing Association
National Conference of State Telephone Association Executives
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York
Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police
Florida Retail Federation
Florida Engineering Society
Portland Rose Festival Association
Midwest Food Processors Association
Delta Society
New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts
Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association

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